Association of twelve polymorphisms in three onco-lncRNA genes with hepatocellular cancer risk and prognosis: A case-control study
Ben-Gang Wang, Qian Xu, Zhi Lv, Xin-Xin Fang, Han-Xi Ding, Jing Wen, Yuan Yuan, Tumor Etiology and Screening Department of Cancer Institute and General Surgery, the First Hospital of China Medical University, and Key Laboratory of Cancer Etiology and Prevention (China Medical University), Liaoning Provincial Education Department, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China
Ben-Gang Wang, Hepatobiliary Surgery Department of General Surgery Institute, the First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China
Author contributions: Yuan Y conceived and designed this study; Wang BG, Lv Z, Fang XX, and Wen J preformed the experiments; Wang BG, Xu Q, and Ding HX were responsible for the data analysis and performed data interpretation; Wang BG wrote the paper; Lv Z and Yuan Y revised the manuscript.
Supported by the Natural Science Foundation of Liaoning Province in China, No. 20170541001.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the ethics committee of the First Hospital of China Medical University.
Informed consent statement: All patients gave informed consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors disclose no conflicts of interest that may bias their work.
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Correspondence to: Yuan Yuan, MD, PhD, Professor, Tumor Etiology and Screening Department of Cancer Institute and General Surgery, The First Hospital of China Medical University, No.155 NanjingBei Street, Heping District, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China. email@example.com
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Received: March 22, 2018
Peer-review started: March 23, 2018
First decision: April 10, 2018
Revised: April 17, 2018
Accepted: May 18, 2018
Article in press: May 18, 2018
Published online: June 21, 2018